Symptoms when Power Supply Degraded or has Failed State

Last Reviewed: 03-Apr-2017
Article ID: 000007372

The system Power Supply is in a degraded or in a failed state if any of the following is encountered:

  • Front Panel Status LED is blinking green.
  • Information regarding a failed or degraded Power Supply is written in the System Event Logs.
  • In the Active System Console, under Power Supply, the status indicates "Failed."
  • The redundant PSU LED is amber (if checked physically at the back of the Chassis).
Note If the redundant Power Supply is removed in the chassis, there is no alarm. Audible Alarm Beep is usually heard when HDD RAID Failure / Degraded State (when using Add-on Hardware RAID Controller) or Memory Issues.

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System Event Log Troubleshooting Guides for Intel® Server Boards (Refer to the guide for the Intel® Server Board S5500 Product Family.)